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Editorials

School board now has more time to promote its bond proposal

The Hamtramck public School Board did the responsible thing by postponing its bond election. The board had planned to hold a special election on May 5, but at…

Tough financial times call for tough decisions

As we reported last week, 60 percent of the city’s $16 million yearly budget goes toward providing police and fire services. It’s typical for most communities to spend…

News

School district bond election postponed

School district bond election postponed

    By Charles Sercombe School officials will have to wait a few months to…

The mayor’s speech on the coronavirus crisis …

The mayor’s speech on the coronavirus crisis …

    The following is the text of Mayor Karen Majewski’s address, held on Sunday,…

Breaking news … Mayor will take to social media to address community

Breaking news … Mayor will take to social media to address community

Update: If you missed the mayor’s address, you can see it here: facebook.com/livemap Type in…

In times of trouble don’t let panic set in

During the deepest, darkest, scariest part of the Great Depression of the 1930s, President Roosevelt…

Business

Hamtramck business directory 2020

hamtramck business directory2020     Click on the link to view out new business directory.…

Want to get in the restaurant business? Polonia is yours for $450,000

Want to get in the restaurant business? Polonia is yours for $450,000

    By Charles Sercombe For the second time in a week, another Hamtramck landmark business is making a huge change. First, there was Hamtramck Drugs announcing its…

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

State steps in to help with virus information

State steps in to help with virus information

  By Charles Sercombe The coronavirus outbreak is fast moving, and policy decisions on how to deal with it are rapidly changing. To keep up on the…

Features

For that last-minute gift, go Hamtramck Holiday Gift-o-rama

For that last-minute gift, go Hamtramck Holiday Gift-o-rama

    By Alan Madlane Getting frustrated in your later-than-usual holiday shopping? Perhaps it’s too crowded out there for your nerves, or your sanity’s, sake … Perhaps…

Editorials

School district seeks to shore up its future

Last week, the public school district held its annual State of the District presentation. And as we reported, it was all good news, financially-speaking as well as…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…